Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine

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Critical Care Guys: The Minds Behind Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine. 4 Docs come together to discuss current trends in Emergency Medicine. Check out this podcast to stay up-to-date on the goings ons.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Bicarbonate Therapy in the Critically Ill Patient

    In this podcast we are joined by EM/CCM superstars Dr. Gabe Wardi and Dr. Kit Tainter, who discuss the physiologic effects of metabolic acidosis, the rationale for sodium bicarbonate administration, and its use in select critical illness states.  An awesome podcast to start of 2022! Download Companion Handout ...


  2. The BOUGIE Trial

    More than 1.5 million patients are intubated each year in the United States.  In up to 20% of patients, the first attempt at intubation is not successful and places patients at risk for peri-intubation cardiovascular collapse and death.  In recent years, many providers have used the bougie as either a rescue device ...


  3. Hyperkalemia in the ED

    Hyperkalemia is a life-threatening electrolyte disorder that is commonly encountered in the ED and ICU.  In this podcast we review the latest evidence in the management of hyperkalemia based on a recently published consensus-based panel. Download Companion HandoutDownload You ...


  4. Vasopressin and Steroids for IHCA?

    In 2009 and 2013 investigators published studies that demonstrated improved outcomes in patients with IHCA who received vasopressin and steroids in addition to epinephrine.  However, both US and European cardiac arrest guidelines have not endorsed these medications due to lack of additional evidence.  In this podcast we discuss the recently ...


  5. Milrinone or Dobutamine for Cardiogenic Shock?

    Hemodynamic management of patients with cardiogenic shock centers on vasopressors, inotropes, and mechanical circulatory devices.  With respect to inotropic medications, there is little data to guide optimal management and selection of agents.  In this podcast we discuss the results of a recent trial that compared milrinone with dobutamine for patients ...